Employment Opportunities

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is a State of Florida agency and a major employer in St. Johns County. FSDB offers many challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

Employment Search

FSDB announces external employment vacancies on the People First website (to browse jobs type in “FSDB” under search for keyword). Applicants can create a profile on People First and when a job opening matches the search criteria, an email notification will be sent.

Current Openings

Check the People First website regularly to access current FSDB employment listings.

Equal Opportunity, ADA & Veterans’ Preference

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center at 1.877.562.7287. Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time for provision of the requested accommodation.

Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to PeopleFirst at 1.888.403.2110.


Employees of FSDB are eligible for a variety of State sponsored benefits, including but not limited to:

Health, Life, Vision, Dental and Supplemental Insurance

Flexible Benefit Plans
Tuition Waiver
Employee Assistance Program

Learn more about State of Florida benefits for FSDB employees.

Employment Verification Requests:

Requests for verification of employment, salary and/or dates of employment can be submitted by either of the following ways:

  1. Fax:  904-827-2325
  2. Email: oliveiraj@fsdb.k12.fl.us
    SUBJECT:  Verification of Employment
  3. Mail:
    Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
    207 N. San Marco Avenue
    St. Augustine, FL 32084

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs are available in both PDF and text formats, below.

Employment FAQs – PDF
Employment FAQs – Text


To inquire about the status of an application, please contact the People First Service Center, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern time at 1.877.562.7287. If you have additional questions, contact the FSDB Human Resources department at 904.827.2326.